Josh Askew heading for Boston United exit after 'having head turned' by another club

Pilgrims boss confirms defender leaving Pilgrims, but unhappy about manner of his exit...

Josh Askew. Photo: Oliver Atkin

Josh Askew has played his last game for Boston United.

Pilgrims boss Craig Elliott confirmed the defender is on his way out after 'having his head turned' by another club.

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Because the former Salford City and Curzon Ashton man is a non-contract player, rival teams are eligible to speak to him seven days after putting in an approach.

Elliott revealed Askew had caught the other of another club in his pre-match interview with BBC Radio Lincolnshire, later hinting that he was unhappy about the manner in which this was carried out.

"It's just there's a way of doing things," he told The Standard.

Elliott did not want to get into specifics but stated that 'things will become more clear in the next few days'.

Askew, who trained with the club on Thursday evening, impressed as he made his league debut for United in Tuesday's 1-0 victory at Blyth Spartans, but Elliott has confirmed he will not be in his plans for Monday night's FA Trophy tie at Evesham United and his time at the club is coming to an end.

Scott Duxbury returned to the starting line-up in Askew's place for this afternoon's 0-0 draw with Chester.

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